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What type of toothpaste is suitable for someone with really sensitive teeth and braces?

What type of toothpaste is suitable for someone with really sensitive teeth and braces?

For the future: Toothpaste such as Sensodyne or Pronamel may certainly help. See your dental professional for additional modalities such as home/office fluoride treatment. Congratulations in your orthodontic treatment. Besides the obvious pleasing aesthetic results, you will also enjoy better function and hygiene. Expect some discomfort , as this unfortunately is part if the short term accompaniments. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Sensitive Teeth (Definition)

The common causes are the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Other factors, such as a cavity, a cracked or chipped tooth, gum disease or a side effect of a teeth grinding. The best way to find out why a tooth is sensitive is to ...Read more


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Does having braces cause sensitive teeth?

Does having braces cause sensitive teeth?

Braces sensitivity: Yes. The teeth are pulled through the bone to a better position by the braces. This will make the teeth sensitive. Ask your Orthodontist for some remedies. ...Read more

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Need some tips for braces pain help and sensitive teeth?

Need some tips for braces pain help and sensitive teeth?

Braces pain: Pain? When? After adjustment? All the time? Pain in teeth or in the gums or in the jaw? Some pain after adjustment for a short oeriod of time is normal when teeth are moved you may get some gum recession which can cause sensitive teeth you must see your dentist/orthodontist soon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sensitive teeth, bleeding gums, kinda not intact or detached gums in middle incissors after the last brace adjustment. Had braces for many years. Help?

Sensitive teeth, bleeding gums, kinda not intact or detached gums in middle incissors after the last brace adjustment. Had braces for many years. Help?

Ask Provider: There are a few reasons possible the most common for someone with braces is a need for improved home care. If you haven't for some time, go see your dentist and get a good cleaning. You could also have increases inflamation from the tooth movement. Still clean clean clean. Rinse with warm salt water and continue to scrub. You may benefit from a prescription mouthwash as well. ...Read more

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What should I do for sensitive teeth?

What should I do for sensitive teeth?

Very common: problem. The pain of sensitive teeth can be managed with a few simple home remedies. Use Sensodyne tooth paste. Avoid using hard-bristled toothbrushes and avoid hard foods. Also avoid or limit acidic items like sodas, tomatoes, oranges and lemons. Visit your dentist 2 X per year for cleaning and prophylaxis. ...Read more

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How did any of you treat sensitive teeth?

How did any of you treat sensitive teeth?

Prevident : Don't chew ice-this causes cracks in your teeth which cause sensitivty. Avoid whitening toothpastes and mouthrinses. Visit a dentist to fix cavities and treat gum disease. If you are still sensitive, the dentist can prescribe a toothpaste called prevident that you use at night after brushing your teeth. You will brush and spit but do not rinse-allow the paste to soak into your teeth. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sensitive teeth or why are my teeth so sensitive?

What could be the cause of sensitive teeth or why are my teeth so sensitive?

Many Causes: Decay, grinding, cervical erosion or a combination of all three so see your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sensitive teeth, could this have been preventable?

Sensitive teeth, could this have been preventable?

Probably not: Depends on the source. Very common after orthodontics (even decades before), deep fillings, gum disease and treatment for it. Only real prevention is to not get older or dentures. As you age, the nerve can 'recede' down the root and decrease sensitivity. Until then: 1. Abstinence. 2. Desens toothpaste. 3. See dentist for sealer, laser therapy, root canal treatment or extraction in that order. ...Read more

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What product is recommended for making sensitive teeth whiter?

What product is recommended for making sensitive teeth whiter?

Whitening at dentist: Whitening at the dentist is the best option. The dentist can tailor your whitening trays or in office bleaching to block out areas that might be sensitive. They also have other products such as potassium nitrate that they can apply to your teeth to make them less sensitive. ...Read more

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Is teeth whitening safe for sensitive teeth?

Is teeth whitening safe for sensitive teeth?

May be: Depending on the cause of the teeth hypersensitivity , consult your dentist as take home whitening agents might be more suitable for you than in office whitening as the concentration of the whitening gel is much less and tolerable and you can achieve same result just over an extended time rather than one hour on the dentist chair.. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more